Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders in Hong Kong

The Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders are in Hong Kong to help celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year and here are some photos from their international escapades.  Check back here regularly as we update this page with their further exploits in H.K.

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2017 Pro Bowl Cheerleaders – Los Angeles Rams Cheerleader Melissa

The Los Angeles Rams have announced first year cheerleader Melissa as their 2017 Pro Bowl Cheerleader.

SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 17

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 17. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 14

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 14. More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

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Rain Dance – The 2016 Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders

Who said it never rains in Southern California?  Well it certainly did last Sunday…and I am sure the visiting Miami Dolphins were well accustomed to that, but for me and 28 Los Angeles Rams Cheerleaders, it was a surreal experience.

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So, what are those spots you see in some of those photos above?  To Southern Californians, they’re more precious than gold…it’s mana from heaven…rain drops.  Now rain wasn’t exactly what I had in mind when I found out I was going to shoot the Dolphins game, but its what I got.  And I must say it made for some interesting photographs and the Rams Cheerleaders seemed to take it all in stride and had a great time out there.  I know I did.

It’s been almost two decades since I was last at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.  I was a Raiders season ticket holder back then, so coming back to shoot this game brought back some fond memories…and the realization why the Rams need a new crib.  It’s a venerable old stadium, but it’s outdated and the amenities are insufficient for a modern game.  While waiting for the kickoff, several photographers huddled in a cramped area near the west end zone.  We were dodging the rain.  I remember that space being used by the Raiders band back in the 90’s, but it has since been converted to a media room for photographers and their editors to work.  It has the advantage to being very close to the field and the WIFI was good, but…well you know.

Last week, the Miami Dolphins played the Chargers in San Diego and I think they remained in Southern California to play the Rams this Sunday.  Another week, and another opportunity for both teams.  In fact, it was a rather momentous game for the home town Rams as Jared Goff was starting for the first time in his NFL career.  Goff was the number one overall pick in the NFL draft and Rams fans have been eagerly awaiting his debut.  I mean you don’t select a player #1 overall, pay him all that money to let him ride the pine.  No, you got to play him and see what he can do.

And for his first NFL start, Goff did okay, throwing for 134 yards and more importantly zero interceptions.  The Rams led the visiting Dolphins for most of the game, taking a 10 point lead deep into the fourth quarter.  I made the mistake of assuming the game was in the bag with about six minutes to go because up until that point, the Dolphins had only passed for about 70 yards and the Fins hadn’t really threatened to score.  But in their final two possessions of the game, the visitors put together two sustained drives and scored 14 points to steal victory away from the Rams.  And a steal it was because up until that time, the Dolphins only managed to cross mid-field twice…twice in 54 minutes of game play.

Well, I did manage to snap a few game photos and the last one below was from the pass play that won the game for the Dolphins.

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Yeah, back in the day I used to shoot other things than cheerleaders…but cheerleaders are all that I shoot today.  So on with the show!

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NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 9

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 9 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Minnesota Vikings
Miami Dolphins
Kansas City Chiefs
Baltimore Ravens
San Francisco 49ers
Los Angeles Rams
San Diego Chargers
Oakland Raiders
Seattle Seahawks

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 9

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 9.  More interesting photos this week. Click here to view the gallery.

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NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 7

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 7 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Los Angeles Rams
Cincinnati Bengals
Detroit Lions
Jacksonville Jaguars
Kansas City Chiefs
Miami Dolphins
New York Jets
Philadelphia Eagles
Tennessee Titans
Atlanta Falcons
San Francisco 49ers
Arizona Cardinals
Denver Broncos

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 7

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 7.  Click here to view the gallery.

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NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 5

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 5 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites. Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

San Francisco 49ers
Detroit Lions
Indianapolis Colts
Miami Dolphins
Baltimore Ravens
Minnesota Vikings
Denver Broncos
Dallas Cowboys
Los Angeles Rams
Oakland Raiders
Carolina Panthers

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 5

SI.com has uploaded a gallery of NFL cheerleaders from week 5. Click here to view the gallery.

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NFL Cheerleader Photos From Week 2

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NFL teams that hosted games during week 2 of the regular season have uploaded photos of their cheerleading squads to their team sites.  Click on the links below to go to the team page galleries.

Carolina Panthers
Detroit Lions (Yes, they have cheerleaders this year!)
Houston Texans
New England Patriots
Washington Redskins
Arizona Cardinals
Los Angeles Rams
Denver Broncos
Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers
Minnesota Vikings

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SI.com: NFL Cheerleaders Week 2

SI.com has posted a large gallery of images of cheerleaders from Week 2 of the regular season. Click here to view the gallery.

A Washington Redskins cheerleader performs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Members of the Los Angeles Rams cheerleader team perform during the second half of an NFL football game between the Rams and the Seattle Seahawks at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Oakland Raiders cheerleaders perform during the first half of an NFL football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Atlanta Falcons in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

A Denver Broncos cheerleader waves to the crowd during the first half in a NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18: Detroit Lions cheerleaders debuted at the Lions opener against the Tennessee Titans during an NFL game at Ford Field on September 18, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

James Corden carpools over to join a Rams Cheerleaders routine

Perhaps channeling his inner Robin Williams, Late Late Show Host James Corden, along and the guys from A League Of Their Own, joined the Rams Cheerleaders performance during the Seahawks game. Let’s go to the video, and another at this link.

We’ll have to wait and see if other celebs embrace the chance to join the Rams Cheerleaders this season.

And donning the uniform harkens back to the 1970’s, when an episode of Mork and Mindy featured Robin Williams joining the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders. Sorry kids, it was a hairier time. People accused celebrity males (Andy Gibb) of augmenting themselves with chest toupees. Yep, you had to be there.

Inside Edition – Blood, Sweat and Cheers: Behind the Scenes With the LA Rams Cheerleaders

From Inside Edition:

The Los Angeles Rams have returned to the City of Angels after spending more than a decade in St. Louis.

And returning to the field with the cheerleaders is a familiar face, Inside Edition investigative reporter Lisa Guerrero, who was a member of the squad 30 years ago.

Guerrero dropped in on a recent practice to meet the women, who were thrilled about making the team and dared her to don her old uniform.

One cheerleader told Guerrero: “Knowing that the NFL was coming to Los Angeles, I got excited because there is nothing better than football.”

Another said: “The first time I ran out to that field, I was overwhelmed with excitement.”

Guerrero, decked out in her throwback uniform, even joined the ladies in a new routine.

The Rams kick-off their season Monday against the San Francisco 49ers when they will take on embattled quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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Editor’s note: these uniforms from the 1980’s were my favorite…just revealing enough to be sexy but without showing too much skin.  It’s a far cry from the cheerleader uniforms of today, which show a lot of skin and are very sexy.  How times have changed!